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What Vegans Eat – Day 1535

First Meal: Gary and I are in San Jose for a couple of weeks to help pack up his childhood home and get it ready for sale. We are staying in this house for a few days. This morning 34 boxes that Gary had packed up the last time he was here were picked up…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1534

First Meal: We are leaving this evening for California. Instead of packing yesterday we left it for today. It was nice actually. We got a good night’s sleep and got up rested and ready to pack. We had a lot of cooked organic Millet that I reheated with organic Raisins, organic Bananas and organic Cinnamon…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1533

Fruit: I’m still a bit full from yesterday’s big dinner. Gary served me sliced organic Oranges.   First Meal: The noise has been excruciating today with the work being done on the exterior of our building. It’s hard to concentrate. Fortunately the workers take a lunch break. We had our lunch too, all the leftovers:…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1532

First Meal: It’s my birthday! It’s Earth Day. And it’s raining. I am glad I started celebrating a couple of weeks ago because today is not a nice day to walk around Manhattan. Instead, Gary and I got in the car and drove to my mom’s. I needed to park the car at her place…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1531

First Meal: Good morning. It’s Earth Day eve and the day before my birthday. I am very happy with how I decided to celebrate, going to lots of theater. Today we are going to see a matinee of A Number at the Abrons Center in the Lower East Side. Gary worked on scenes from A…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1530

First Meal: Gary was in the mood for fresh bread. He made me his Blueberry Flatbread recipe that he created while in California for three months. Sweetened with Blueberries and Dates and generously sprinkled with cinnamon, it’s yummy.   Second Meal: We are going to see The Cradle Will Rock tonight, the next show on…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1529

First Meal: We began a new tradition last year with my mom and her wonderful next door neighbor Laurie. Laurie’s birthday is six days before mine so mom takes us to lunch to celebrate at the Cheesecake Factory. Gary came along. We all ordered the vegan cobb salad! It’s so good, even the omnivores love…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1528

Tea: When it comes to plant milk, we typically choose plain, unsweetened organic Soy Milk made from soy beans and water and nothing else. When we are out of it, we get creative. Today I made organic Hemp Milk with a little organic Almond Extract. It was delicious with my organic Maté tea.   First…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1527

First Meal: The theater continues with a matinee today of a new play called Life Sucks at a theater in the East Village. We filled our bellies with organic Polenta Cereal with organic Raisins and organic Apples along with slices of fresh organic Oranges.   Second Meal: Gary’s acting teacher, Austin Pendleton, was in the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1526

First Meal: This morning we had organic Oatmeal, with organic Apricots and organic Apples.   Second Meal: With the NOISE continuing from the work on the exterior of our building we went into Manhattan. I headed to the Progressive Radio Network studio for my show and Gary enjoyed a walk in the spring air. Afterwards,…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1525

First Meal: Today is a day of catching up on rest and work during this two-week birthday celebration period. We craved clean-eating: organic Yellow Split Pea Soup, organic Millet, organic Purple Sweet Potatoes and organic Sautéed Kale.   Second Meal: We finished up the Japanese Soufflé Pancakes I created this past weekend topped with an…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1524

First Meal: It’s the 12th Annual Veggie Pride Parade! Gary and I got up late. I warmed up the Rice and Broccoli Soup I made last night and the leftover Pancakes for Gary. Gary passed on eating. I could not go without food.   Snack: We got to the event after the parade had finished…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1523

First Meal: Our neighbor sent us the New York Times article this morning about Japanese Soufflé pancakes. As soon as I read it I wanted to make them for breakfast. Breakfast at 2pm, for us. I looked at the published recipe with eggs, milk and sugar and set out to make my own version that…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1522

First Meal: The work being done on the exterior of the building was excrutiatingly loud. We did what work we could and then went out for a walk and a late first meal at Green Zenphony. I had Miso Soup.   Gary had the Wonton Soup.   He selected the Sesame Tofu for his main…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1521

First Meal: Our first meal came late and it was a feast. As I worked to finalize our tax filings Gary made Baked Tofu, Steamed Cauliflower and Japanese Yams.   The special ingredient was the secret sauce. Gary made a cheesy sauce yesterday and I couldn’t wait ti spread it on everything again.   Second…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1520

First Meal: Yes, I am lucky! Gary asked me this morning, “what would you like to have for breakfast, I’ll make you anything?” I asked for Yellow Potatoes. I didn’t give any more details. Gary filled in the blanks. He made Home Fries with a cheesy sauce made from organic Silken Tofu, organic Miso and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1519

First Meal: Happy days, Gary is back home. And he wanted Oats for breakfast. We had organic Rolled Oats with organic Raisins, organic Apples, organic Pumpkin Seeds, organic Blueberries and organic Soy Milk, which turns blue from the blueberries.   Second Meal: The work is still being done on the exterior of the building and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1518

First Meal: Gary’s home! Hurray. He took a red eye flight and arrived this morning at about 6am. When he got home we had organic Peppermint Tea and organic Strawberries. I hadn’t slept well knowing he was in the air coming home so we took a long nap. There’s work going on outside on the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1517

First Meal: Since I didn’t finish all that I had planned on doing yesterday, today’s to-do list has more than originally planned. Gary comes home tomorrow morning and I want the apartment to be warm and welcoming. That means I need to clean it from top to bottom. I also have a book to read…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1516

First Meal: Ever since my dad died in 2017 my mom has no one to serve. I believe we are all here to serve, to be of service in one capacity or another. For mom, she literally is here to serve; to serve food. She has mild dementia now and has little to motivate her…